Author Archives: Tasha Bergson-Michelson

Distinguishing evidence from analysis: A student’s perspective on the first step in source evaluation

Sara Zoroufy is a junior and the Research Teaching Assistant for the Castilleja School library. Inspired by Nora Murphy’s work on source literacy, Sara chose to spend this year observing research lessons and unpacking how she and other students think … Continue reading

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Reading News across the Political Spectrum

Last spring, I had to confront a gaping hole in my professional knowledge. But that is jumping ahead. Let’s start at the beginning, with our students. It began with a project in the 10th grade American Political Systems class. Working … Continue reading

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